Seminars

Seminars for People Living with HIV/AIDS:

Take a seminar and take control!

Life can be a little easier with the right information at your fingertips. Our AIDS and the law experts give you the real low-down on how to leave your job, go back to work or handle your landlord.  These free seminars are held at our offices at 1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 600, just a short walk from the Broad Street and Market/Frankford SEPTA lines, Market East trains and many bus lines.

BACK TO WORK Your medications are working and you are ready to get a job. This seminar covers the rules of returning to work, so you won’t lose the benefits that got you healthier in the first place. You will also learn how to improve your credit rating with your new income. | Second Tuesday of the month, noon-2 p.m.

LEAVING YOUR JOB Making a smooth transition from the working world onto disability takes planning. This seminar lays out a step-by-step timeline so you know what to expect when it’s time to make the move. You will also learn how to avoid some of the common debt pitfalls leaving a job can entail and how to handle the debt you may take with you into retirement. | Second Wednesday of the month, noon-2 p.m.

HOUSING: TENANTS’ RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Before you sign a lease or make a security deposit, learn what to expect of your landlord and what your landlord can legally expect of you. This program covers protecting and retrieving your deposit, record keeping, qualifying for subsidies, dealing with utilities and all aspects of the landlord-tenant court process. | Second Thursday of the month, noon-2 p.m.

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